CIF finds 40% of UK public sector organisations are lacking digital skills

CIF finds 40% of UK public sector organisations are lacking digital skills
By Rebecca Gibson | 21 November 2017

Reports says UK government must develop expertise to digitise the services it delivers to citizens

French city of Rennes to digitalise urban planning with Dassault Systèmes

French city of Rennes to digitalise urban planning with Dassault Systèmes
By Sean Dudley | 21 November 2017

Officials, residents and businesses will have access to virtual model via 3DEXPERIENCity digital environment

Deloitte says 85% of UK companies will invest in AI and IoT by 2020

Deloitte says 85% of UK companies will invest in AI and IoT by 2020
By Rebecca Gibson | 21 November 2017

More than half of survey respondents expect to invest over £10 million in digital technologies 

The misconceptions of public cloud security

The misconceptions of public cloud security
By Guest | 21 November 2017

Chris Hill from the EMEA region at Barracuda explains how organisations across the globe are waking up to the transformative possibilities offered by the public cloud. But success hinges on a number of security considerations

Chris Hill from Barracuda explains how organisations use the public cloud

TimeFleX to launch new meeting module and NFC door panels

TimeFleX to launch new meeting module and NFC door panels
By Rebecca Gibson | 20 November 2017

New updates to group calendar software will make it easier to organise team meetings

ARC European Industry Forum to focus on digitising industries and cities

ARC European Industry Forum to focus on digitising industries and cities
By Rebecca Gibson | 20 November 2017

15-16 May 2018; Hotel Meliã Sitges, Barcelona, Spain

Sessions will focus on manufacturing, industrial internet of things, artificial intelligence and more

Microsoft helps UK educators prepare for GDPR

Microsoft helps UK educators prepare for GDPR
By Elizabeth Robinson | 20 November 2017

Data privacy session included within recent E2 Education Exchange regional conference

Education leaders in Asia say they need to be digital to grow

Education leaders in Asia say they need to be digital to grow
By Elizabeth Robinson | 17 November 2017

Only 23% have full digital strategy in place, according to Microsoft Asia Digital Transformation Study


Cybersecurity via blockchain: the pros and cons

Cybersecurity via blockchain: the pros and cons
By Guest | 17 November 2017

When cyberattacks can shut down entire networks, it’s important to develop an effective solution to protect data against unauthorised access and tampering. Fortunately, blockchain technology offers an innovative approach to data security that has successfully withstood the fiercest cyberattacks for more than eight years. Anna Bryk, market research specialist at Apriorit, tells us more

Anna Bryk from Apriorit says blockchain is a potentially effective tool in the defence of confidential information 

Calidus adopts Dassault Systèmes’ 3DEXPERIENCE platform

Calidus adopts Dassault Systèmes’ 3DEXPERIENCE platform
By Elizabeth Robinson | 16 November 2017

Solution allows first military light attack aircraft to be made in UAE

Microsoft releases Azure Databricks, new AI, IoT and machine learning tools

Microsoft releases Azure Databricks, new AI, IoT and machine learning tools
By Elizabeth Robinson | 16 November 2017

Scott Guthrie announced the new solutions which will increase productivity and simplify app development

Five reasons why organisations don’t detect a cyber breach

Five reasons why organisations don’t detect a cyber breach
By Guest | 16 November 2017

Rowland Johnson from Nettitude explains why cyberattacks often come as a shock

Surface Book 2 is now available to buy in the UK

Surface Book 2 is now available to buy in the UK
By Lindsay James | 16 November 2017

Microsoft says the device, which can be used as a laptop or tablet, is the most powerful in its range 

Why payments are the electricity of the economy

Why payments are the electricity of the economy
By Guest | 16 November 2017

Ed Adshead-Grant from Bottomline Technologies explains how real-time payments are delivering heightened service, but it’s vital that security and efficiency remain top of mind

Ed Adshead-Grant from Bottomline explains how real-time payments deliver a heightened service

 

Microsoft partner Transparity offers Surface as a service

Microsoft partner Transparity offers Surface as a service
By Elizabeth Robinson | 15 November 2017

With SureSurface, companies have a fixed monthly operational cost

Microsoft promises to cut carbon emissions by 75% by 2030

Microsoft promises to cut carbon emissions by 75% by 2030
By Elizabeth Robinson | 15 November 2017

Brad Smith says greater investment in carbon neutrality and renewables will ensure success 

How The Co-operative Bank is benefiting from greater agility

How The Co-operative Bank is benefiting from greater agility
By Lindsay James | 15 November 2017

The Co-operative Bank is realising multiple benefits following the implementation of operational agility software from Blue Prism. Most notably it has cut processing costs by 80%

The UK bank has cut processing costs by 80% following the implementation of Blue Prism software

Microsoft’s Brad Smith calls for new ‘Digital Geneva Convention’

Microsoft’s Brad Smith calls for new ‘Digital Geneva Convention’
By Elizabeth Robinson | 14 November 2017

President and chief legal officer discusses cybersecurity and the WannaCry attack

Supporting the development of technology companies

Supporting the development of technology companies
By Sean Dudley | 14 November 2017

Dennis Turpitka, CEO and general manager of Apriorit, discusses what his company offers across a number of industry verticals

Dennis Turpitka, CEO and general manager of Apriorit, discusses what his company offers 

Digital leadership urged in Microsoft Australia event preview

Digital leadership urged in Microsoft Australia event preview
By Elizabeth Robinson | 13 November 2017

Australian firms have ‘real opportunity for digital transformation’, says MD Stephen Worrall

Rethinking digital transformation in document management systems

Rethinking digital transformation in document management systems
By Guest | 13 November 2017

Alyssa Putzer from Metafile Information Systems discusses how document management systems are a key part of every digital transformation, giving companies better access to data and improving their efficiency

Alyssa Putzer from Metafile Information Systems discusses digital transformation

Tenfold increase in UK computer education funding needed, says report

Tenfold increase in UK computer education funding needed, says report
By Elizabeth Robinson | 10 November 2017

Study by The Royal Society says entire generation could fail to have necessary tech skills

Putting customers first in the financial services sector

Putting customers first in the financial services sector
By Guest | 10 November 2017

Wim Geukens from VeriPark Europe says customer relationship management solutions can help banks and insurance companies to grow their customer base and personalise their services

Wim Geukens from VeriPark Europe discusses customer relationship management solutions 

Microsoft and Attunity simplify data migrations

Microsoft and Attunity simplify data migrations
By Elizabeth Robinson | 09 November 2017

New joint solution will help companies move critical information to Microsoft’s data platform

Microsoft commits to enhancing the sustainability of its data centres

Microsoft commits to enhancing the sustainability of its data centres
By Sean Dudley | 09 November 2017

Organisation to participate in US Green Building Council’s LEED volume programme

Bitdefender, Lookout and Ziften partner with Microsoft on security

Bitdefender, Lookout and Ziften partner with Microsoft on security
By Lindsay James | 09 November 2017

The collaboration will enable the expansion of Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection

Microsoft Summit Australia to focus on making businesses digital leaders

Microsoft Summit Australia to focus on making businesses digital leaders
By Rebecca Gibson | 09 November 2017

14-17 November; Sydney, Australia

Overall event will be hosted in Australia and offer separate technology, partner and business summits

How the financial services industry is preparing for tomorrow

How the financial services industry is preparing for tomorrow
By Guest | 09 November 2017

Peter Hazou discusses how Microsoft is helping banks tackle the industry’s most pressing issues and take control of their futures

Peter Hazou discusses how Microsoft is helping banks tackle the industry’s most pressing issues 

State Bank of India chooses Microsoft Office 365 for digital transformation

State Bank of India chooses Microsoft Office 365 for digital transformation
By Elizabeth Robinson | 08 November 2017

Cloud solution will improve communication and collaboration within workforce

Overcoming the technology grind with Microsoft Dynamics 365

Overcoming the technology grind with Microsoft Dynamics 365
By Rebecca Gibson | 08 November 2017

enVista and Stone Technologies helped a grain and milling company successfully migrate to Microsoft Dynamics 365 in the cloud in seven months

enVista and Stone Technologies helped milling company successfully migrate to the cloud

Kalibrate chooses Rackspace for integration project

Kalibrate chooses Rackspace for integration project
By Elizabeth Robinson | 07 November 2017

Solutions and data from its two businesses now hosted on Microsoft private cloud

How the motor racing industry is leveraging augmented reality

How the motor racing industry is leveraging augmented reality
By Guest | 07 November 2017

Anne Asensio explains how Dassault Systèmes is working with Everspeed Group to enhance collaboration and design practices in the motorsport industry using augmented reality technology

Anne Asensio explains how Dassault Systèmes is helping Everspeed Group enhance design practices 

Managed Applications now available in Azure Marketplace

Managed Applications now available in Azure Marketplace
By Elizabeth Robinson | 06 November 2017

New distribution channel will ‘change customer expectations in public cloud’

Spending on security technology to exceed US$81 billion by year end

Spending on security technology to exceed US$81 billion by year end
By Lindsay James | 06 November 2017

According to a new IDC forecast, revenues will be nearly US$105 billion by 2020

Making innovation count in the healthcare industry

Making innovation count in the healthcare industry
By Lindsay James | 06 November 2017

Private healthcare company Mount Sinai is providing a number of mobile apps to patients, with the goal of improving both accessibility and the customer experience. The Barracuda Web Application Firewall is making sure these apps stay secure

Mount Sinai is providing a number of mobile apps to patients, with the goal of improving accessibility 

Microsoft signs new wind energy deal for Netherlands data centres

Microsoft signs new wind energy deal for Netherlands data centres
By Elizabeth Robinson | 03 November 2017

Agreement represents another step in transition to fossil-free power

Making data easily available to everyone

Making data easily available to everyone
By Lindsay James | 03 November 2017

By implementing technology from Bluestar PLM, engineering company Rayloc has made sure that the right data is now available to everyone in the company at the right time. This has led to fewer errors, improved efficiency and a faster time to market

By implementing Bluestar PLM technology, Rayloc has made sure the right data is available to everyone

Snowden brings mining data to the cloud with Neuroverse

Snowden brings mining data to the cloud with Neuroverse
By Guest | 02 November 2017

Microsoft Azure-based solution enables mining companies to analyse and visualise data insights

Future Decoded 2017: Round-up of day two

Future Decoded 2017: Round-up of day two
By Elizabeth Robinson | 02 November 2017

Key topics included machine learning, the cloud and artificial intelligence

Making data an asset in the financial services industry

Making data an asset in the financial services industry
By Guest | 02 November 2017

Justin Harris from Binary Tree explains that an organisation’s data repository is now a strong financial asset to help fuel future growth. Effective data storytelling and insight helps to bring the consumer closer all the while introducing new revenue streams

Justin Harris from Binary Tree explains that an organisation’s data repository is a financial asset 

Future Decoded 2017: Round-up of day one

Future Decoded 2017: Round-up of day one
By Elizabeth Robinson | 01 November 2017

Key themes included cloud technology, quantum computing and digital transformation

Future Decoded: Surface Pro with LTE Advanced to ship in December 2017

Future Decoded: Surface Pro with LTE Advanced to ship in December 2017
By Lindsay James | 01 November 2017

With a Cat 9 modem, the device is said to be the fastest LTE-enabled laptop in its class

Leading the way with Microsoft cloud technology

Leading the way with Microsoft cloud technology
By Jacqui Griffiths | 01 November 2017

IT automation specialist PowerON helped a UK council to implement an advanced IT system built on Microsoft System Center and Microsoft Azure

IT automation specialist PowerON helped a UK council to implement an advanced IT system 

VISR launches mixed reality design productivity platform

VISR launches mixed reality design productivity platform
By Sean Dudley | 31 October 2017

Company launches Vertx platform at Future Decoded event in London, UK.

GCI deploys virtual contact centre for Prospect Union

GCI deploys virtual contact centre for Prospect Union
By Rebecca Gibson | 31 October 2017

Enghouse contact centre and Microsoft Skype for Business deployment improves customer service

Chevron partners with Microsoft to meet digital transformation goals

Chevron partners with Microsoft to meet digital transformation goals
By Sean Dudley | 31 October 2017

Global energy company will make Azure its primary cloud platform as part of new deal

Taking steps towards a data-led insurance industry

Taking steps towards a data-led insurance industry
By Guest | 31 October 2017

Magdalena Ramada from Willis Towers Watson explains that while many large underwriters and reinsurers started their big data and predictive analytics journey over a decade ago, most midsize and smaller insurers have only just begun

Magdalena Ramada from Willis Towers Watson says smaller insurers have just begun their big data journey

 

IFRS 2017 Forum to help finance teams prepare for new accounting standards

IFRS 2017 Forum to help finance teams prepare for new accounting standards
By Rebecca Gibson | 30 October 2017

29 November; London, UK

Sessions will explore IFRS 17 and how institutions can prepare for full implementation

Dassault Systèmes agrees deal to acquire partner No Magic

Dassault Systèmes agrees deal to acquire partner No Magic
By Elizabeth Robinson | 30 October 2017

Deal will help facilitate new connected experiences on the 3DEXPERIENCE platform

Maximising media assets with cloud technology

Maximising media assets with cloud technology
By Guest | 30 October 2017

Craig Dwyer from Avid argues that by embracing cloud services, organisations can enhance their media asset management

Craig Dwyer from Avid discusses how organisations can enhance their media asset management